Professional Specialties

I’m a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology, and a Board Certified Sex Therapist. I’m the founder and owner of Dr. Constance DelGiudice PLLC, a counseling, coaching, and sex therapy practice founded on using well-researched best practice interventions and techniques available to drive and enhance positive change for individuals, couples, families, and communities.

I focus only on areas I’m confident and comfortable with to ensure you get the best! My specialties surround experience and success with children and families, individual counseling to assist you in living your best life, relationship/couple counseling, trauma counseling to ward off mental, emotional, and physical pain preventing you from living the life you want, and sex therapy to help you enjoy healthy sexual expression.

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 Education

  • Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology, Argosy Sarasota University
  • Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Summa Cum Laude
  • Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management with emphasis on Behavior, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Summa Cum Laude
  • Associate of Science in Psychology, Indian River State College, Honors

 Advanced Trainings

  • Board Certified Sex Therapist, AASECT
  • Board Certified Sex Therapist, Diplomate, The American Board of Sexology
  • Florida Sex Therapist, Florida Board of Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, and Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Certified Clinical Sex Therapist, Florida Postgraduate Sex Therapy Training Institute
  • Gottman Trained (Couple Therapy)
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Trained by Dr Sue Johnson
  • Sex Offender Treatment Specialist, American College of Certified Forensic Counselors
  • Certified Hypnotherapy & Hypnosis, International Certification Board of Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization Resolution (EMDR), EMDRIA
  • Clinical Supervisor, Florida Board of Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, and Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Rapid Trauma Resolution & Hypnosis, The American Institute for Rapid Trauma Resolution & The American International Academy for Advanced Clinical Hypnosis
  • Victims Services Practitioner, Office of the Attorney General – Florida Crime Prevention Training Institute
  • Guardianship Evaluator, Miami-Dade Health Education Center
  • Forensic Examiner, Miami-Dade Health Education Center
  • Couple Communication and Prepare and Enrich, Palm Beach Atlantic University

  Special Projects

  • Roundtable Presenter for APSAC Advanced Training Summit: The Counselor as a Significant Component in Reducing the Negative Effects of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Behavior Problems, June 23, 2017
  • Facilitator at Sexual Assault Response Team Symposium: Survivors Talk, 2017
  • Speaker at Sexual Assault Response Team Symposium: Preventing Burn Out, 2015
  • Speaker at NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) of Martin County hosting a presentation titled, “Stop the Silence: Suicide Prevention,” 2015
  • Participation on the Tanya Brown Committee preventing suicide & depression, Suncoast Mental Health, 2014
  • Participation in Sexual Abuse Treatment Program (SATP) Workgroups of Reunification, Safety Planning, Handbook Revision, for the State of Florida, Department of Health
  • Initiated and participated in Special Task Force for Children and Adolescents in Dependency to Stop Sexual Abuse and Sexual Touching Problems, United for Families
  • Initiated and participated in Quality Improvement project to urge community agencies to implement structured testing for children in dependency facing sexually laden issues, United for Families
  • Trainer and consultant for law enforcement, case workers, counselors, and community in sexual abuse, sexual touching issues surrounding youth, and sexual health, Hibiscus Children’s Center, 2007-2012


Relevant Career Path

  • Therapist/Supervisor, Private Practice, Dr. Constance DelGiudice, PLLC, 2007-present, provides licensed counseling, clinical assessments, evaluations, sex therapy, supervision, and consultations
  • President and Co-Founder, Victoria Inspires Foundation, Inc. 2017-present
  • Adjunct, Mid-Atlantic Christian University, July 2016-present, teach graduate students human sexuality counseling, marital and family treatments
  • Adjunct, Indian River State University, 2013-present, taught undergraduate students crisis intervention, groups, child psychology
  • Adjunct, Palm Beach Atlantic University, 2013, taught graduate students group counseling
  • Director of Clinical Operations, Hibiscus Children’s Center, May 2010-Sept 2012, managed all clinical programs (Community Mental Health, Sexual Abuse Treatment Program, and Substance Abuse Program)
  • Director, creator, and therapist of Sexual Abuse Treatment Program (SATP) and program for children, adolescents and family caregivers with sexual offending issues, May 2007-Sept 2012, serving Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee
  • Therapist, Hibiscus Children Center Shelter & Village, Jan 2004-May 2007, counseled children and families within dependency (foster care) and community; Testified in family court and trial for victims of sexual abuse, Hibiscus Children Center
  • Internship, Choices, CARP, and Children’s Home Society, 2003-Dec 2004

Certificates of Appreciation

  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation for participation in the SATP Safety Planning Workgroup and Handbook Revision Workgroup “with the deepest appreciation for your dedication to helping protect children from harm,” Children’s Medical Services Florida Department of Health
  • Certificate of Appreciation “for your contribution to United For Families Training Program,” Provided training to community, counselors, law enforcement, case workers, and others evolved in protecting our children and families from sexual harm, United For Families
  • Certificate of Appreciation for teaching on the topic of Juvenile Sexual Offending, Post Graduate Sex Therapy Institute
  • Letter of Appreciation for Training Caseworkers serving Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, & Okeechobee Counties, Presentation of Sexual Abuse Treatment Program, United For Families